About the Authors

Michelle R. Lennartz

lennarm@mail.amc.edu

Affiliation Center for Cell Biology and Cancer Research, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York, United States of America

Ankur Aggarwal

Affiliation Center for Cell Biology and Cancer Research, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York, United States of America

Tanya M. Michaud

Affiliation Center for Cell Biology and Cancer Research, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York, United States of America

Paul J. Feustel

Affiliation Center for Neuropharmacology and Neuroscience, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York, United States of America

David M. Jones

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York, United States of America

M. Julia Brosnan

Current address: Molecular Medicine, Pfizer, Groton, Connecticut, United States of America

Affiliation Center for Metabolic Disease, Ordway Research Institute, Albany, New York, United States of America

Rebecca S. Keller

Affiliation Center for Cardiovascular Sciences, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York, United States of America

Daniel J. Loegering

Affiliation Center for Cardiovascular Sciences, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York, United States of America

Paul B. Kreienberg

Affiliation Institute for Vascular Health and Disease, Albany, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MRL TMM PJF MJB RSK. Performed the experiments: MRL AA TMM DMJ. Analyzed the data: MRL PJF TMM DJL DMJ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MRL PJF MJB RSK DJL PBK. Wrote the paper: MRL MJB RSK DJL TMM AA.